Applied Avalanche Research in Norway: Fonnbu 50-year celebration
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NGI’s avalanche research station at Strynefjellet in western Norway was officially opened in October 1973, and in September 2023 NGI and the AARN project invited to a 3- day celebration in Stryn. The aim of the celebration was networking, knowledge transfer between generations, and strengthening the collaboration both with national and international research institutes. Forty-three Norwegian and international colleagues and contacts were gathered at Hjelle hotel. The event included a scientific seminar at the Jostedalsbreen National Park Centre, an anniversary dinner at Hjelle hotel, and a tour to Ryggfonn and Fonnbu. The event ended with a discussion on possibilities for future collaboration, research and networking, utilizing the facilities at Ryggfonn and Fonnbu. This report summarizes the scientific contributions and discussions, as well as the discussion of future research and collaboration at Fonnbu.